Deconstructed Nutella: nuts, cocoa – and 58% sugar

A photograph of its raw ingredients has shocked fans of the spread. But is it really any worse than jam or marmalade? Name: Nutella. Age: 53-ish. Place of birth: Piedmont, Italy. Appearance: Lovely brown gloop. Yeah. Who doesn’t love Nutella? Well, some people say it might be bad for you. 

Calcium supplements may damage the heart

Calcium supplements may increase the risk of heart damage and plaque buildup in arteries, even though a diet high in calcium-rich food appears to help protect the heart, a study concludes. The analysis is based on 10 years of study of more than 2,700 people. 

Study Says people who drink diet soda put on three times as much belly fat as those who don’t

The San Antonio Longitudinal Study of Aging determined that people who drink diet soda occasionally put on three times as much belly fat as those who don’t In the latest Diet Soda: Evil or Not? saga, The San Antonio Longitudinal Study of Aging determined that people who 

Changing gut bacteria through diet affects brain function, UCLA study shows

UCLA researchers now have the first evidence that bacteria ingested in food can affect brain function in humans. In an early proof-of-concept study of healthy women, they found that women who regularly consumed beneficial bacteria known as probiotics through yogurt showed altered brain function, both